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Dunlap Article Warns That Mandatory Reporting Regulations May Harm Survivors of Sexual Assault

Professor Dunlap’s article details how a flawed approach to mandatory reporting under Title IX regulations can inhibit disclosure of sexual assault and in fact violate Title IX.

Margaret Drew, UMass Law faculty
Drew Featured on American Bar Foundation’s “MeToo” Podcast Exploring Violence Against Women in the Context of Title IX

Professor Margaret Drew was interviewed on the ABF’s podcast “Who’s Law is it Anyway?” on the topic of “MeToo” and its effect on violence against women in the context of Title IX.

Baker Co-Leads Advanced Appellate Advocacy Session at Stetson Law’s Educating Advocacy Teachers Conference

Professor Julie A. Baker joined William and Mary’s Professor Jennifer Franklin to lead a breakout session at Stetson Law’s national Educating Advocacy Teachers conference on techniques for teaching advanced appellate advocacy.

ERISA Preemption & State Single-Payer Health Care: Oregon Legislative Task Force on Universal Health Care
McCuskey Leads Session for Oregon Legislature’s Joint Task Force on Universal Health Care

Professor Elizabeth McCuskey led an information session for Oregon’s Legislators devoted to the issue of ERISA preemption for states pursuing single-payer and public-option programs.

Jeremiah Ho, UMass Law faculty
Professor Ho Quoted Regarding First Circuit Whole Foods Employment Suit

Professor Jeremiah Ho commented on Law 360 regarding a class action employment suit between Whole Foods and its employees currently on appeal with the First Circuit.

Elizabeth McCuskey
McCuskey Speaks to Legislators at NCOIL Conference on State Health Reform

Professor McCuskey presented at the annual NCOIL conference, highlighting the potential for state-level health care reform.

Prof. Shaun Spencer
Spencer and Volokh Discuss the First Amendment and Content Moderation on Social Media Platforms

UMass Law’s Shaun Spencer and UCLA Law’s Eugene Volokh discussed First Amendment issues raised by potential legislation limiting social media deplatforming.

Dustin Marlan
Marlan Publishes Article Opposing the Labeling of Individuals as “Consumers” in Trademark Law

Professor Marlan published an article condemning the usage of the word “consumer” as a label for the public in trademark law.

Ralph Clifford, UMass Law faculty
Clifford Quoted on Property Tax Law in Mass. Lawyers Weekly

Professor Ralph Clifford was quoted in Mass. Lawyers Weekly about the injustices of Property Tax law.

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